November 19, 2013 · 6:00 PM
Note: This event is co-organized with HTML 5 Boston - Please don't double register
The whole tech industry seems to be abuzz with anticipation of WebRTC, which brings real-time communications capabilities to the web platform. This technical introduction will explain what WebRTC does, how you can use it, and why everyone is so excited about it. Topics will include the genesis of the project, workings of the API, and (attempted) live demos.
60 min. slideshow, 30 min. Q+A Refreshments served before the talk beginning at 6:00PM, Sponsored by Google
Note: If you are really interested in hands on learning with a WebRTC code lab on Sunday 11/17 please register.
Ben Schwartz is a software engineer on Google's WebRTC team. You can see his code in the WebRTC reference implementation and in the Chromium WebRTC components. He earned a BS in Physics and Mathematics from MIT and a PhD in Biophysics from Harvard. Benjamin is based in Google's Kirkland, WA office, but is a Cantabrigian at heart.
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